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Coming of Age, Young Adult
Review Opportunity: Just Shelby by Brooklyn James

Review Opportunity: Just Shelby by Brooklyn James

A secret note square found in a handmade guitar proves that small town gossip is not only ubiquitous but occasionally true. This gossip comes with strings rivaling those on Ace Cooper’s guitar, the safest strings he will ever have around his heart. Ace’s father warns him to stay away from the Lynn girl. Daughter of

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Coming of Age, Young Adult
Blitz Sign-Up: I Am Here Now by Barbara Bottner

Blitz Sign-Up: I Am Here Now by Barbara Bottner

Set in the 1960s, Barbara Bottner’s I Am Here Now is a beautiful novel in verse about one artist’s coming of age. It’s a heartbreaking, powerful and inspiring depiction of what it’s like to shatter your life—and piece it all back together.

You can’t trust Life to give you decent parents, or beautiful eyes, a fine French

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Coming of Age, New Adult, Romance, Sports
Tour: The Diary of a Late Bloomer by L.M.L Gil

Tour: The Diary of a Late Bloomer by L.M.L Gil

Every wallflower blooms at their own perfect time, but some like quirky Lo, take longer than others. Lo is a sheltered 20-year-old who loves baking, manga/anime, and octopi. When she spots her college swim team’s tryout flyer sporting her favorite sea creature, an octopus she knows it’s a sign that she must join the Flying

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Coming of Age, Historical, Young Adult
Blitz Sign-Up: Reverend of Silence by Pamela Sparkman

Blitz Sign-Up: Reverend of Silence by Pamela Sparkman

A coming of age story about faith, love, and overcoming society’s prejudices during the American Antebellum period. In 1810, Lucy Hallison suffered from a severe illness at the age of three, and later recovered, a deaf-mute. Unable to relate to the world in which she lives, she’s often ignored and sometimes treated with cruelty. Until

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Coming of Age, New Adult, Romance, Young Adult
Tour: Love on the Line by Kirsten Fullmer

Tour: Love on the Line by Kirsten Fullmer

Andrea is an ordinary girl in an extraordinary situation. She left her comfortable home and family to take a job building a pipeline with her estranged grandpa, Buck. She’s curious about his job, and why her mother dislikes the man. She didn’t expect to uncover buried family secrets, or for the job to be so

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Coming of Age, Fantasy, Young Adult
Blitz Sign-Up: Meet Me in the Strange by Leander Watts

Blitz Sign-Up: Meet Me in the Strange by Leander Watts

2019 IPPY SILVER MEDALIST – YOUNG ADULT Meet Me in the Strange is an intoxicating adventure set in a glittery, retro-futuristic world of glam rock, spectral aliens, and gender-bendy teens. Davi is mesmerized by a girl at a concert, who appears to lose herself in the power of the otherworldy music of Django Conn. Later,

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Adult, Coming of Age, Women's Fiction
Blitz Sign-Up: Crossed Lines by Lana Sky

Blitz Sign-Up: Crossed Lines by Lana Sky

Psychopath. Borderline. Crazy.  Seventeen-year-old Maryanne Mayweather wears each term like a badge of pride. Expelled from her twelfth boarding school, she lands on the doorstep of her flighty aunt Elaine and Elaine’s husband James, one more screw-up away from being made a ward of the state. Once a successful author, the last thing James Thorne

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